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  1. ARRAY(0x1b225ec4)Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Fillmore County Journal

    ... Sixteen percent of the country's 2 million prisoners suffer from mental illness." "The Corrections Corporation of America - use contractual provisions to target young, healthy ( and therefore more profitable) inmates - younger prisoners tend to be ...

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  2. Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

    In the last two months - from Dec. 27 to Feb. 10, 2015 - four prisoners have died here at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, a private prison California uses to relieve its prison overcrowding; it is owned and operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, CCA. These lives were lost due to indifference, unprofessionalism and lack of adequate training.

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  3. How Scott Walker Built a Career Sending Wisconsin Inmates to Private PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... million in Wisconsin taxpayer money, went to private prisons operated by one company: the Corrections Corporation of America. CCA is the largest private prison operator in the country, running more than sixty prisons with over 90,000 beds across the

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  4. Meet the candidate: Jimmy HolderfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is one of our city's larger employers with roughly 3,200 employees and upwards of a $400 million annual budget. Jimmy Holderfield's vast experience and extensive community involvement make him uniquely qualified to lead the JSO.

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  5. Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Diane Sawyer examines "A New Nation of Women Behind Bars" in her upcoming 20/20 Special airing this Friday on ABC. Diane Sawyer examines "A New Nation of Women Behind Bars" in her upcoming 20/20 Special airing this Friday on ABC.

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  6. Businessman: Mississippi's ex-prison chief sought bribesRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTVC

    A businessman says a former Mississippi prison official solicited the first in a series of bribes that eventually mounted to $1.5 million. Former Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps and businessman Cecil McCrory pleaded guilty Wednesday -- Epps to two felony counts and McCrory to one.

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  7. Leflore supervisors approve private prison dealRead the original story

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... http://bit.ly/1JIoJlS ) Delta Correctional was previously run by private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America of Nashville, Tennessee. It closed in January 2012. A portion of it continues to be used as the Leflore County Jail. Federal ...

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  8. Private prison company settles sexual harassment lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local NEWS 8

    A private prison company formerly operating in Idaho has settled a lawsuit with a nurse who contended she was fired for filing a sexual harassment complaint. The Idaho Statesman reports in a story on Tuesday that Corrections Corporation of America settled the lawsuit Michelle Pierce filed in February 2014.

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  9. 9 Surprising Industries Getting Filthy Rich From Mass IncarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Ukiah Blog Live

    It's no coincidence that the United States now imprisons more of its people than any other country in the world: mass incarceration has become a giant industry in the U.S., resulting in huge profits not only for private prison companies, but also, for everything from food companies and telecoms to all the businesses that are using prison labor to cut their manufacturing costs. The prison-industrial complex even has its own lobbyists: according to a 2011 report from the Justice Policy Institute , the U.S.' largest private prison company, the Corrections Corporation of America , and their competitor the GEO Group have both spent hundreds of thousands of dollars lobbying for longer prison sentences.

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  10. CCA Announces 6% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend to $0.54 per ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Market Wire

    : CXW ) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), America's largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.54 per share to be paid on ...

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  11. 20-Year old served Federal Indictment in MurfreesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A 20-year old man in Murfreesboro who goes by the nickname of "Nerd" was arrested after being served a federal indictment Thursday morning. DeAndre M. Tillage was taken into custody at the Community Corrections office on West College Street.

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  12. Advocates rally for immigrants held in Elizabeth Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NJ.com

    ... vigil outside the detention center, which is run by the private prison-management company Corrections Corporation of America for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Protesters tied ribbons bearing the first names of detainees to a fence around ...

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  13. Gilded RageRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Real Change

    ... in America, Hispanic immigrants, are one of America's last great cash crops." The private Corrections Corporation of America had revenues of $1.7 billion in 2011, in part because of payments from the federal government for housing immigrants prior ...

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  14. This Week, the Dissenter Goes to PrisonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Pam's House Blend

    ... and how it might lose its $1.2 billion contract in Florida. And he has written about the Corrections Corporation of America , one of the most corrupt and vile private prison corporations in America. (Note: This is a fact proven by the number of ...

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  15. Nation's private prisons pimp the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | HeraldSun.com

    ... in the 1980s. Due to policymakers' concerns about prison overcrowding, in 1984 the Corrections Corporation of America was contracted to oversee its first facility in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Such transition set a federal precedent for private ...

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  16. Sheriff's office says an efficiency audit would waste time, moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... He points out that in 2005, when the jail was being run by a private company (Corrections Corporation of America), they had a budget of about $29 million to house around 1,200 prisoners. Now, the jail houses more like 1,700 inmates, at 2015 prices, ...

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  17. Corrections Of America (CXW) Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Seeking Alpha

    ... As a reminder, this call is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to welcome you to the Corrections Corporation of America Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over call over to ...

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  18. ACSRI should recommend private prison divestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Columbia Spectator

    On Feb. 1, Columbia Prison Divest submitted its proposal to Columbia's Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, advocating for the University to pull its investments from the private prison industry. According to CPD, the University has approximately $8 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America, as well as " significant investments in G4S ," two large private prison companies.

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  19. Lawsuit filed over corrections 'gag' orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 11, 2015 - Six whistleblowers are suing the Florida Department of Corrections over a "gag order" issued by Secretary Julie Jones that they say violates state and federal law. The legal challenge was filed Tuesday, one day before Jones told a Florida House panel the directive was necessary to shut down gossip and protect investigators.

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  20. K Street Files: McBee Shop Rebuilding Under Wiley ReinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Roll Call

    ... at the beginning of the year, including the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Corrections Corporation of America, Eastman Chemical Co. and the National Mining Association, among others. (The firm is keeping NRG as a lobbying client, Chamberlin ...

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